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This series of clips show women working in technology / computing in the 1950s. It begins with a clip from an IBM promotional film for mainframe type computers, which are attended to by a woman in blue dress. At :42 reels of magnetic tape whirr in a machine. At :52 punch cards are used to store data. At 1:27 a high speed printer that can print 1000 lines per minute is shown. At 1:54 silent footage shows women working at a variety of tasks in a computer lab. This material appears to date to the 1960s. At 2:39 is unrelated footage of a sailor returning from the sea and hugging his two toddler children and kissing his wife.
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